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WEDDING PROGRAM

Masters of Cermony : Reyshanne Joy Marquez and Von Aldrin Mojado

I. CALL TO ORDER

REYSHANNE : Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen. May we have your attention please. We are
about to begin our Lunch Reception, so please find a seat and make yourself comfortable.

VON: Let us begin this celebration with a prayer to be led by MRS. LORENZA DELGADO.

II. WELCOME ADDRESS

REYSHANNE: A very good afternoon to everyone and welcome to MANTUANO-DELGADO NUPTIALS.


So now, we are done with the solemn part of the celebration, and we thank those people who were
with us earlier at San Sebastian Cathedral for the wedding ceremony. And for those who just join in,
Welcome! And so, here we are at Green Leaf Resort for the most exciting part - the Lunch Reception
for our newlyweds in celebration of the beginning of their new life together. So sit down, relax and
enjoy the rest of the day.

VON: We thank you all for gracing this joyful occasion especially to those who took a leave of absence
from work and to those who have traveled many miles just to be with us. In behalf of Domenic and
Ressie and their parents, I would like to express their heartfelt gratitude for your presence at this
memorable occasion. It is indeed a pleasure to have you all today.
III. ENTRANCE OF THE PARENTS

REYSHANNE: Before anything else, we would like to acknowledge the key persons who took a great
part of this joyous affair. For without their support, this event would not be made possible. Ladies and
gentlemen, it is with great pleasure to introduce to you the Parents of the Bride, Mr. Renato Delgado
& Mrs. Teresita Delgado.

VON: And of course, we are truly happy to have here with us the Parents of the Groom, friends, let us
give a big hand to Mr. Domingo Mantuano & Mrs. Nenita Binay-Mantuano. Sir, Madam, thank you so
much for your support.

IV. PRINCIPAL SPONSORS

REYSHANNE: We would also like to acknowledge our Principal Sponsors. The red carpet is yours as
your name is called. 

VON REYSHANNE
Mr. Rey Marquez Mrs. Divine Marquez
Mr. Ponciano Calibara Mrs. Lorenza Delgado
Mr. Bienvenido Binay Mrs. Risalina Vidal
Mr. Manolito Binay Mrs. Mylene Binay
Engr. Joey Calingasan Ms. Cenisa Carandang
Hon. Melchor Olan Mrs. Fhe Robles
Mr. Simeon Calibara Mrs. Marissa Lat
Mr. Carlito Manalang Mrs. Rosalita Elfante

VON: So there you have it ladies and gentlemen, our most distinguished set of principal sponsors. Let
us again give them a big round of applause.

V. FAMILY AND FRIENDS


REYSHANNE: A wedding brings two people and their families and friends together. It refreshes the
family ties and friendship that have gone stale and almost forgotten against the toll of time and
distance.

VON: For this, allow me to acknowledge the presence of families and friends who took their time out
to be here with us.

Best Man Maid of Honor


Mr. Dyxcell James Mantuano Ms. Joanne Baccay
Ms. Mary Rose Mayor

Groom’s Man Bride’s Maid


Mr. Dharyl Renton Ms. Donita Marie Mantuano
The persons who casted away the gloom of life as they light the path,
Mr. Ruben Carandang and Ms. Lenie Manalo

The persons who gave shelter for all seasons as they clothe them as one,
Mr. Noriel Cueto and Ms. Reymelene Ilagan

The persons who knotted the ever present cord and ribbon of life’s joys & sorrows
Mr. Jharell Villanueva and Ms. Genith Sencil

Ring Bearer Coin Bearer Bible Bearer


Ronnel Joseph Limbo Renz Rodel Renton Christian Jess Araja

The flower girls


Roma Althea Renton
Reizyl Vana Binay
Jaylene Plares

VI. VIP (if any)

VON: Also with us here this afternoon and it is with great pleasure to have _ _____________,
our_______________. Thank you Sir/Maam for going out of your way to be with us.

REYSHANNE: So I guess that’s about it.

VON: We hope we did not miss out anyone.  If we did, please be so kind to remind us.

VII. ENTRANCE OF THE BRIDE AND GROOM

VON: At this point, I assume that everyone has settled down and we are all ready to welcome the
newlyweds.

REYSHANNE: Today calls for a grand celebration and it is my distinct pleasure to introduce to you for
the very first time, DOMENIC AND RESSIE AS HUSBAND AND WIFE. So without any further ado, let us
all rise and give our warmest welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Mantuano.

(after their grand entrance)

VON: Congratulations Domenic and Ressie and best wishes to both of you. We wish you to be blessed
with a long and happy life together with your future children.
REYSHANNE: So there you have it ladies and gentlemen, our new lovely couple. Let us again give
them a big round of applause.

VIII. DOVE RELEASE

VON: The bride and groom will now do the dove release. May I request the newlyweds to please
come forward and each get a dove.

REYSHANNE: (optional) The newlyweds would like to thank ________________________ for


providing us with this beautiful pair of doves.
(INSTRUCTIONS: While Newlyweds comes forward and prepare for the dove release,
Background music starts playing and Reyshanne and Von say the following)

VON: The two doves signify Domenic and Ressie being released to start a new journey together. Like
the two pairs of dove, whatever happens they will always try to seek the comfort of each other and
their home together.

REYSHANNE: This is where they know that they will find love. A dove always choose one mate for life,
and signify love, faithfulness, joy, and hope.

REYSHANNE: Domenic and Ressie are now ready so we will now release the doves. At the count of
three, release the doves.

VON: Ready when you are, One... Two... Three... and... off they go!!! That was really beautiful. 

IX. FIRST DANCE AS HUSBAND AND WIFE

REYSHANNE: Today is indeed a special day and will forever be etched in the memory of our beloved
couple. For today marks the beginning of their new life together. From this day forward they shall be
one, and on this joyful beginning what could be more fitting than to celebrate it with their First
Dance.

VON: The First Dance is symbolic of the consummation of their wedding vows. This Dance is the
wedding couples' first cooperative engagement and joint endeavor. As the saying goes, “It takes two
to tango.” Ladies and gentlemen, it is once again my privilege to present to you Mr. and Mrs. Domenic
and Ressie Mantuano with their First Dance.

REYSHANNE: Thank you Domenic and Ressie. Let us once again give them a big round of applause.
X. LUNCH PROPER

VON: Well I guess the food is now ready and you are all hereby invited to partake lunch.

REYSHANNE: At this point the newlyweds would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone
personally for your presence. Your table has numbers and, our couple will now go from one table to
another to greet each and everyone and to have their souvenir group picture taking with their guests.
Simultaneously, our Maid of Honor assisted with some members of the bridal entourage will be
distributing the wedding giveaways and will be routing the guest book so please stand by in your
seats.

VON: After the group picture taking, you may get your food at the buffet table. This is for the smooth
running of our meal time. Please enjoy your lunch. And always, "ladies first". 

XI. CUTTING OF THE WEDDING CAKE

REYSHANNE: We will now resume with our program, and it’s time for dessert.

VON: May I now request Domenic and Ressie to do the honor of cutting the wedding cake.
(Newlyweds comes forward to cut the cake.)

REYSHANNE: There you have it ladies and gentlemen, the cake has been cut and shared by the
couple.

XII. TOAST

VON: A celebration is never complete without a toast and a bottle of good wine. Let us now bring out
the good wine and pour them to our glasses.

REYSHANNE: Ladies and gentlemen, it takes a strong and intelligent man to realize his dreams and
achieve his goals in life and love. A man that is not afraid to live life to its fullest and embrace what is
truly important. I'm here to talk about Domenic and Ressie. Two people who have come together
today to form a union that will surely last forever.

VON: Here’s to good health, happiness, good luck and prosperity to Domenic and Ressie. Cheers!!!

XIII. WISHES
REYSHANNE: It is said that our parents are our first teachers having raised us patiently from childhood
to adulthood. They have been our source of comfort, support and inspiration. Domenic and Ressie are
truly blessed with such wonderful parents and I’m quite sure when it comes to knowing what
marriage is all about, they always have a word or two to share to their children.
VON: We would like to call on the Mother/Father of the Bride, to say few words of wisdom and Best
Wishes to our newlyweds.

REYSHANNE: Thank you so much Sir/Madam for that inspiring message. And now we would like to
call on the Mother/Father of the Groom, to say few words of wisdom to our newlyweds.

VON: Thank you dear parents. Let us again give them a big hand for such wonderful and meaningful
speeches.

XIV. BOUQUET THROW

REYSHANNE: Okay. Now, let us all have some fun and it’s time for the traditional Bouquet Throw. At
this point we would like to request all the single ladies to please come forward for the bouquet throw.
We would also like to request the bride to come forward and take her place at the center stage.

Ladies kindly take your place behind the bride and be prepared to catch the bouquet. It is said that
whoever will catch the bouquet will soon be the next bride. So is everyone in? Ready when you are at
the count of three the bride will throw her bouquet. May I also request the audience to please join
me in the counting.

Ready when you are ladies. Let us now do the countdown. One….Two….Three……and there it goes.

May I request for the lady who was able to catch the bouquet to please come forward.
Congratulations Miss_______. Okay. Let’s give a big hand to Miss ___________. Please have a seat
beside the bride and in a moment we shall find your match in the garter Toss.

XV. RETRIEVAL OF THE GARTER

VON: Before we go on with the Garter Toss, the groom is to retrieve the garter from his bride. So may
we request Domenic and Ressie to please come center stage and do the garter retrieval ritual.
(A chair is brought onstage for the bride to sit.
while groom kneels down at the bride's feet ready to retrieve the garter)

VON: Ladies and gentleman the groom will now retrieve the garter from the bride.
(Groom retrieves the garter from the bride.)

REYSHANNE: There you have it ladies and gentlemen; the groom was finally able to retrieve the
garter. Let us give him a big hand.
XVI. GARTER TOSS

VON: Ok it is now the gentlemen's turn and we will now do the garter toss. May I mow request all
single men to please come forward for the Garter Toss.

Gentlemen please take you place behind the groom and be ready to catch the garter. So is everyone
ready? At the count of three the groom will throw the garter and again we request the audience to
participate in the countdown.

Ok ready when you are guys. One….. Two……Three…… and .....off it Goes !!!!

XVII. MATCHMAKING RITUAL

REYSHANNE: May I request for the gentlemen with the quick hand who now have in his possession
the garter. Sir please come forward and take your place beside the lady who has the bouquet.
Congratulations Sir. May I have your name please.

Thank you Mr. ___________, Friends lets give this gentlemen a big hand.

VON: Now that we have already found a perfect match. The next bride and groom to be in the future.
It is time for another ritual. The gentlemen who got the garter is to put it on the lady who caught the
bouquet. At this point we would like to request Ms. ___________to please have a seat while Mr.
___________ will put the garter. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. __________ will now put on the garter
on Ms. _________.
(Lady takes a seat while gentleman puts the garter on her.)

REYSHANNE: There you have it ladies and gentlemen. Our new lovely pair and if it would not be too
much to ask we would like the gentlemen to give the lady a quick kiss.

VON: Thank you Mr. _______ and Ms ________. Let us give them both a big hand.

REYSHANNE: At this point, we request that both of you remain onstage for the picture taking. The
newlyweds will now pose with our lovely new pair.

VON: Again Thank you Mr. _______ and Ms ________ for your participation, you may now return to
your seats.
XVIII. MESSAGE FROM THE NEWLY WEDS

VON: This celebration has almost come to an end but for our newlyweds it is just a start of their new
life together. As we each go home, may this day be memorable for all of us as it is to them. To
personally convey their heartfelt gratitude let us now lend an ear to Domenic and Ressie.

XIX. CLOSING REMARKS

REYSHANNE: Well I guess that’s about everything. Ladies and gentlemen, we have finally come to the
end of our program. It has been a great afternoon and a wonderful day with you all. Again thank you
all for your presence. God bless to each and everyone. This is Reyshanne Joy Marquez.

VON: And this is Von Aldrin Mojado.

REYSHANNE and VON: NOW SIGNING OFF. 

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